Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 45 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Apr 23, 2021 16:43:06.68 -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 50 km depth
23 Apr 07:50 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 23, 2021 16:43:06.68
Depth: 49.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.544°N / 141.505°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) E of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ESE of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) S of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (153 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||50 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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